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Chapter 1. Why Network Wirelessly? > Sharing Printers and CD and Hard Drives

Sharing Printers and CD and Hard Drives

The capability to share peripherals is another good reason to set up a network. Any printer connected to a computer on your network can be shared by any other computer on the network. In addition, you can use a hardware device, called a printer server, to share a printer on your network without connecting the printer to a PC. Some wireless access points include a port on the back of the device for sharing a printer (see Figure 1.8).

Figure 1.8. Some wireless access points allow you to connect multiple computers on your network wirelessly and includes a port for connecting (and sharing) a printer on your network.



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